2019 Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Overview

Dav El | BostonCoach will be attending, and exhibiting, the 2019 Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Annual Convention in Chicago, IL from August 3-7, 2019 at McCormick Place Convention Center. Every year, GBTA brings together corporate travel executives from around the world; offering influential keynote speakers, educational breakout sessions focused on the latest travel & tech trends, as well as an impressive list of booth exhibitors. GBTA is a great opportunity for travel organizations and corporate travel managers to network and grow one another’s business.

Location

With GBTA being held at McCormick Place Convention Center, consider flying into O’Hare International Airport. Located lakeside to the amazing Lake Michigan, you’ll have to find some time to admire the gigantic, beautiful lake, or walk a few blocks to explore Grant Park and Downtown Chicago. If you plan on driving to the convention, take a look at driving directions & parking.

Registration

Registration for GBTA is open and available here.

Agenda

Like every other year, GBTA 2019 will have hundreds of breakout educational sessions that will cover all aspects of the corporate business travel executive’s daily responsibilities and decision-making processes. Take a look at the full agenda list here.

Speakers

This year, there will be over 250 speakers at GBTA. A few of this year’s celebrity speakers include Judi Holler, Jon Taffer, Bob Costas, Andy Cohen, and Ashley Judd. Check out GBTA’s full list of speakers here.

Exhibitors

Over 400 exhibitors, including Dav El | BostonCoach will be present at GBTA for face to face meetings with both business travel buyers and suppliers. This type of in-person interaction is a can’t-miss opportunity.

 

As with any convention and business travel, please leave your ground transportation to Dav El | BostonCoach. Available for airport pickup and city navigation, you can book your trip at any time and be guaranteed an on-time trip.

 

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